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X: First Class (2011)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 3 June 2011 (USA)
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X: First Class is a movie starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence. In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Charles Xavier (24 Years)
... Charles Xavier (12 Years)
... Erik Lensherr
... Young Erik
... Sebastian Shaw
... Moira MacTaggert
... Raven / Mystique
... Mrs. Xavier
... Young Raven (10 yrs)
... Man in Black Suit
... Janos Quested / Riptide (as Alex González)
... Azazel
... Angel Salvadore
... Emma Frost
... Hank / Beast
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Storyline

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto's Brotherhood and Professor X's X-MEN. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some sexual content including brief partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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X-Men: First Class  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$55,101,604, 5 June 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$146,408,305

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$353,624,124
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Trivia

The filmmakers had only two choices for the role of Sebastian Shaw: Colin Firth and Kevin Bacon. They decided to go with Bacon as he was American and seemed more menacing than Firth. Matthew Vaughn would later cast Firth in another comic-book based film, Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014). See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 1 min) Before Shaw and his men attack the CIA HQ, Sean is shown eating an Oreo, but when Hank gets up to close the curtains, his hand is on his knee, with no Oreo visible. When the scene flips from the window back to the four mutants, he has the Oreo in his hand again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Charles Xavier: Mother. What are you... I thought you were a burglar.
Mrs. Xavier: I didn't mean to scare you, darling. I was just getting a snack. Go back to bed. What's the matter? Go on, back to bed.I, I'll make you a hot chocolate.
Charles Xavier: Who are you? And what have you done with my mother?
Charles Xavier: [telepathically in her mind] My mother has never set foot in this kitchen in her life. And she certainly never made me a hot chocolate, unless you count ordering the maid to do it.
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits take place in a sequence of X-symbols, chromosomes and DNA strands (reminiscent of the opening credits to Dr. No (1962)). See more »

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Follows X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) See more »

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Stop In the name of love
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Best Xmen film yet!
1 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

Xmen: First Class is simply fantastic. Strong emotion and explosive action. The acting is top notch. Delivery from every actor is at it's best, more so from Mystique, Beast, Xavier and Magneto.

The story is more character based than action, however the action sequences are still superb. Personally i'd have liked to of seen it being a 15 and have a more adult but it wasn't a big issue. Also some more background story from the bad super's would have been good but again this wasn't too much of an issue and would leave some nice room for upcoming xmen movies.

I don't want to say too much but to break it down... Go see this film no matter what you are into. There is something for everyone. 9/10 easy


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